Dropbox integration end user guide

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Dropbox integration end user guide


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This integration offers you the opportunity to connect your Dropbox account to Zimbra so that you may save and share files from your Dropbox.

Activate the Dropbox Zimlet

  • Click on the Settings button.


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  • Click on the Settings.


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  • Click on Dropbox Integration.


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  • Click on the Activate button to activate Dropbox.


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  • Sign In to your Dropbox account.


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  • Click on the Allow button to authorize access to your Dropbox account from Zimbra.


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  • Click on the Save button.


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Save All Attachments to your Dropbox

  • Click on the Save to Dropbox link.


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  • Sign In to your Dropbox account, if requested.


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  • Click on the Save button to save all attachments to Dropbox.


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  • If you would like to exclude some attachments, click the # selected link and click Remove for any attachments you would like to remove.


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  • A message will display indicating that you successfully saved your attachments to Dropbox.


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Save An Attachment to your Dropbox

  • Hover over the attachment you would like to save and click the download icon.


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  • Select Dropbox from the list of download locations.


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  • Sign In to your Dropbox account, if requested.


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  • Click on the Save button to save the attachment to your Dropbox.


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  • A message will display indicating that you successfully saved your attachment to Dropbox.


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Attaching a file from Dropbox

  • Click the Attachments icon and select Attach files from Dropbox.


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  • Choose the Select files to attach option to add the files as attachments in your email message.


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  • Sign In to your Dropbox account, if requested.


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  • Choose the file or files you would like to attach by selecting the checkbox next to each document; then click Choose.


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  • Compose your message and click the Send button.


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Link to a file on Dropbox

  • This option is recommended for larger files which could get rejected by email servers.
  • Click the Attachments icon and select Attach files from Dropbox.


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  • Choose the Select files to link option to add links of your Dropbox files into your email message.


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  • Sign In to your Dropbox account, if requested.


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  • Choose the file or files you would like to link by selecting the checkbox next to each document; then click Choose.


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  • Compose your message and click the Send button.


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How to send large files via Dropbox

  • Click the Attachments icon and select Attach from my Computer.


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  • Select the file you want to attach and click Open.


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  • Select Dropbox from the presented options.


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  • Sign In to your Dropbox account, if requested.


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  • Click Save in the Dropbox window to save your file to be shared from Dropbox.


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  • The Inserting Link window will appear while the file is being saved to your Dropbox. Once completed, the link will appear in your email message


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  • Compose your message and click the Send button.


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Re-enable the Dropbox Zimlet (troubleshooting)

  • If you cannot see the Dropbox settings, you may need to re-enable your Zimlet.


  • Click on the Settings button.


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  • Click on Settings.


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  • Click on Add-ons (Zimlets).


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  • Select the checkbox for com_zimbra_x-dropbox.


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  • Click on the Save button.


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  • A message will display asking you to reload. Click the RELOAD NOW link.


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Submitted by: Sandesh Satam
Verified Against: ZCS 9.0 Date Created: 2020-04-18
Article ID: https://wiki.zimbra.com/index.php?title=Dropbox_integration_end_user_guide Date Modified: 2020-04-18



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